Director Nag Ashwin, who wooed critics and audiences with his Telugu directorial debut Yevade Subramanyam, is helming a biopic on the legendary southern actor Savitr
The Tamil-Telugu bilingual film will chronicle the life of Savitri, who was dominating the industry in the late 50s and 60s. While the director is hunting for the suitable actor to play the role, the latest buzz is that actor Nithya Menon’s name has cropped up among the others. However, there isn’t any confirmation from the director.
Director Naga Ashwin, who wowed all with his debut film Yevade Subramanyam (2015), is planning this big project. Currently, script work is going on. Initially, Vidya Balan was considered for the role.
Now it turns out that Nithya is likely to play the role. Sources said the director had contacted her and narrated the story line. The film would be simultaneously produced in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam by Ashwini Dutt.
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